Yulia Kutuzova [lalala]
What is your specialty?
Architecture, design, modeling
Where can we view your portfolio online?
I'm going to create my web site
What made you interested in design?
Design always was essential part of my life.
What has been your professional career path?
I took part in different competitions. I'm a student of 1 course.
Have you received any awards for your work in the field of design?
I was a winner of different competitions. I think I didn't receive the best award of my professional life yet.
What is your motivation? What makes you get up in the mornings?
I love to create something new. It makes me happy.
How would you define your design style?
Fresh, young, a little bit sweet, unusual, shocking. I like to be different. I love to be WoW!
How do you promote and move your work?
I don't promote my work as a professional designers yet (I'm 17). But I post my works in twitter and facebook.
In which new areas would you like to experiment?
When I'll graduate university, I'll be an architect & designer. I was a model and modeler some years ago that make me to start interest in photography. I'm going to get some photo classes summer.
Shapes, color, concept: where do you usually begin when conceiving a design?
My inspiration is everything: the weather, unknown people, music, movies, dancing, cities, different cultures and so on.
Which festivals or awards in your field do you find most interesting?
Russian fashion festival "Мода без границ" ("Fashion are without border")
To a certain point, is copying justifiable?
No! No! No! No!
List some things you dislike seeing in design.
Plagiarism! Plagiarism! Plagiarism! Plagiarism! Plagiarism!
Do you believe the newer generations are better at designing?
Yes, I do. But I know some amazing designers of old generation. I'd like to be a pupil of them.
Which professionals in your field -contemporary or past- do you most admire?
Both. It's too boring to prefer only something one. I love mixes.
Which software applications do you most utilize in your work?
I love photoscape, coral. I study other programs.
Up to what point do your designs reflect your personality?
How do you distinguish passing fads from mainstays in new trends?
I feel that. Excellent intuition.
If you weren't a designer, what would you be doing?
At this moment, what would be your dream job or project?
I'd like to be a creative director or fashion designer or to be the best designer of top company.
Can you see yourself in this field twenty years from now?
SURE! Design is my LIFE!